Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize OSLO. KAZINFORM - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019 to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea.
Scientists attempt to breed new plants suitable for Arctic conditions YEKATERINBURG. KAZINFORM Scientists of the Urals Federal University will try to grow in Yal-Sala (the Yamalo-Nenets Region) irises, barberry, Hungarian lilac and other plants, which are not typical for the Arctic, the university’s press service said.
Russia’s state commission greenlights Proton rocket’s launch with 2 foreign satellites MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Russia’s state commission has made a decision on the readiness of a Proton-M carrier rocket for its scheduled launch with two foreign satellites from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Wednesday, the State Space Corporation Roscosmos reported on its Twitter.
Nobel Prize in Physics 2019 awarded for contribution to study of the universe STOCKHOLM. KAZINFORM The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to Canadian scientist James Peebles «for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology» and Swiss researchers Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz «for the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star», the Nobel Committee of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences informed on Tuesday.